DMRC partners with Google for better commute

The Asian Age.

Metros, Delhi

This facility will provide the commuters complete information on Delhi Metro routes, line details, platform details, fares and more.

Transit details for Delhi Metro would also be available on mobile devices with Google Maps, so commuters can check available Metro schedules to make route changes on-the-go and plan their trips accordingly.

New Delhi: In an initiative to make commutes easier, the Delhi Metro has partnered with Google Maps to share information on Metro routes, fares and connectivity. This partnership with Google has been done keeping in line with Delhi Metro’s vision for providing a better commuter-friendly public transport system. This facility will provide the commuters complete information on Delhi Metro routes, line details, platform details, fares and more.  

“Delhi Metro’s integration with Google will be extremely beneficial to both new and existing commuters. Delhi Metro has launched several such initiatives in the recent past to help commuters to manage their travel time, and make more informed transport decisions. Transit details for Delhi Metro would also be available on mobile devices with Google Maps, so commuters can check available Metro schedules to make route changes on-the-go and plan their trips accordingly.

Officials said that the initiative will greatly benefit the commuters as they will be able to receive the user searches for information to reach from Place A to B on Google Maps. “The result shows a map with the possible route and driving directions for the commuter

Additionally, the user will now see an option to open Delhi Metro’s schematic maps, which give users a quick way to find their way around their city in addition to the powerful route finding Google Maps offers today. The user can zoom around and find relevant information about various Metro routes, platform and fare details. Commuters will get to see the step by step directions for the entire route,” a spokesperson with DMC said.

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